Trump’s OSHA could mandate essential worker protections, but it hasn’t. Why not?

04.22.2020 - By Make Me Smart with Kai and Molly

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In the U.S., there are no specific regulations for protecting workers from a disease like COVID-19. President Donald Trump could use the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to mandate essential worker protections, but he hasn’t. Why not? To help talk us through it, we’re joined by Dr. David Michaels, who ran OSHA under President Barack Obama.

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